To deliver against our vision of statistics that serve the public good, in OSR we describe our work under the headings of how statistics are produced, how they are used, and how they are valued. However, in practice it is natural that elements of our work and interests cut across all of these three areas. Some of the questions we are interested in span multiple areas of our mission (how statistics are produced, used and valued).
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This question was published as part of the set of ARIs in this document:
When social science researchers wish to carry out research into a specific problem, if they choose a quantitative approach they will collect either new data or existing data and perform statistical analysis on this data....
Funded by: ESRC
Lead research organisation: University of Bristol
The project partially addresses the question by discussing the use of modern statistical techniques and software tools in social sciences, but does not directly address how the production of statistics influences their value or how this can be maximised.